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Tag Archives: Honor

104 Sharks Named to SSC Spring Honor Roll

Nova Southeastern has placed 104 student-athletes on the 2013 Sunshine State Conference spring honor roll. With this remarkable academic season, the Sharks have set a program-best for total athletes on the spring honor roll. To be eligible for the Commissioner’s Spring Honor Roll, a student-athlete must post a minimum semester…

Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Professor Gives Plenary Talk at Top Math Conference

Fuzhen Zhang, Ph.D., professor at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, gave an invited plenary talk on “Generalized Matrix Functions” at the 18th Conference of the International Linear Algebra Society (ILAS) in Providence, Rhode Island, Jun. 3–7. The ILAS conference is the highest-level meeting of mathematicians from the field,…

NSU Student Athlete Receives Prestigious Wilma Rudolph Award

Nova Southeastern University swimmer Jonathan Key has been named as a recipient of the 2013 Wilma Rudolph Award, given by the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics at their recent national conference. The N4A Wilma Rudolph Student-Athlete Achievement Award honors student-athletes who have overcome great personal, academic, and/or emotional odds…

Veterans Law Clinic Hosts First Workshop: ‘Removing Legal Barriers to Employment’

NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center’s hosted the first event at its Veterans Law Clinic on Saturday June 15, entitled, “Removing Legal Barriers to Employment.”  Nineteen veterans received one-on-one legal consultation regarding the removal of employment barriers and were offered advice on how to overcome the same. Some clients will receive follow-up…

Frazier-Wong and Brown Named “CaptainU” National Coaches of the Year

Nova Southeastern head coaches Stephen Frazier-Wong and Amanda Brown have been named CaptainU National Coaches of the year for their sport’s respective division. CaptainU, an online recruiting network, honored one coach per sport in NCAA Division I II and III. Many of the selections went to coaches who led their team to…

NSU Center Designated as World Health Organization Collaborating Center in Consumer Health Informatics

The Center for Consumer Health Informatics Research (CCHIR) at Nova Southeastern University has been designated by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a WHO Collaborating Center in Consumer Health Informatics. This represents the first such Collaborating Center designation by the WHO specific to consumer health informatics in the world. The…

President Hanbury Named Honorary Chair of Broward Walk Now for Autism Speaks Event

Nova Southeastern University President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., has been named honorary walk chair of the Broward Walk Now for Autism Speaks event.  Autism Speaks is the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization. As honorary walk chair, Hanbury will be responsible for hosting and promoting the annual Broward…

Huizenga Business School’s Graduate Business Student Association Hosts Monte Carlo Night

The GBSA presented many recipients with awards of recognition. Of the many recipients, the Huizenga Business School’s Interim Dean J. Preston Jones, D.B.A., and Assistant Dean of External Affairs Joe Pineda, were honored for their continued support of the Graduate Business Student Association throughout the 2012-2013 academic year. List of…

Five Sharks Receive All-SSC Baseball Honors

The NSU baseball team had five athletes named to the 2013 All-Sunshine State Conference team, as announced by the conference office last week. Brandon Sedell (So., Davie, Fla.) and Kevin Reynolds (Jr., Ft. Myers, Fla.) earned All-SSC First Team honors, while seniors Jose Rodriguez (Hialeah, Fla.) and Alex Marrero (Miami, Fla.), as well…

Three Swimmers Earn Capital One Academic All-Region

The NSU men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs collectively had three student-athletes honored as Capital One Academic All-Region team members, as announced by CoSIDA last Thursday. Rebecca Bergen, Kelsea Smith and Michael Zislin are the Sharks’ honorees and are now eligible for Academic All-American status. These honors represent the strong academic standards…

Track and Field All-Region Honorees Announced

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has named All-Region honorees for the 2012-13 NCAA Division II outdoor track & field season, the Nova Southeastern track and field team had 12 women and nine men earned this honor. The top five from each region in individual…

Rowing Team Brings Home Several CRCA All-America Honors

The NSU rowing team has had two All-American and four scholar athletes named by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association, as announced Tuesday. Lauren Boudreau (Sr., Waterford, N.Y.) was named to the CRCA All-America first team, while Stephanie Hauck (Jr., Somers Point, N.J.) was named a second-teamer. Both athletes, along with Sarah Patterson…

NSU Baseball Player Claims NCBWA All-South Region Honor

Carlos Asuaje (Jr., Weston, Fla.) was named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association All-South Region Second Team. Asuaje earns his third postseason award of the year after picking up All-Sunshine State Second-Team and Daktronics, Inc. All-South Region honors last week. Asuaje earns multiple regional honors for the third consecutive…

NSU’s Public Safety Department Hosts Annual Award of Merit Luncheon

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Public Safety Department recently held its Award of Merit ceremony, which coincided with Public Safety’s 25th Anniversary of dedicated service to the NSU community. The emcee for the event was Public Safety Director Jim Ewing, and approximately eighty people attended, including University President and Chief Executive…

NSU Hosts Recognition Dinner for Ambassadors Board

Marrero Named SSC Player of the Week

Nova Southeastern senior Alex Marrero has been named Sunshine State Conference Baseball Player of the Week presented by VALIC, as announced Monday by the conference office. It was the first player of the week honor in the final weekend of his career. Marrero (Miami, Fla.) closed out his career by batting…

Computer & Information Sciences School Hosts Fulbright Visiting Scholar, May 23

NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences invites you to participate in a talk with Fulbright Visiting Scholar Volodymyr Turchenko, Ph.D., on the “Development of Parallel Neural Network Algorithms” on May 23, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Turchenko will provide a short overview of the Fulbright exchange program and some…

Impressive Slate of Entrepreneurs Inducted into Huizenga Business School’s Hall of Fame

Law Students Volunteer More Than 23,000 Hours of Legal Work

The Law Center’s graduating class of 2013 participated in the Pro Bono Honor Program and volunteered 23,041 hours of pro bono legal work while in law school, an all-time record. This is an impressive volunteer effort, and its impact on the community is beyond measure. From the class of 2013,…

Business Professor Earns Public Administration Educator of the Year Award

The South Florida Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration has named Jack Pinkowski, Ph.D., associate professor of public administration in the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, as their Public Administration Educator of the Year. The awards reception will take place on June 7, 2013, at…